The Theme for the Mothers’ Union 2020 is  – MU Listens, Observes, Acts – ‘Building Hope and Confidence’ and the resources are available on the National Mothers’ Union Website Here

‘Archway’ our Diocesan Magazine  is published three times a year and is available for Distribution  at the Information Days – Please do ensure that there is someone from your Deanery to collect your copies. Thank You.

Please note the dates for copy, printing and distribution are:-

Spring: Copy 24th January; Packing 9th March; Distribution 20th March
Summer: Copy 11th May; Packing 22nd June; Distribution 7th July
Winter: Copy 7th Sept; Packing 19th October; Distribution 6th November.

Mothers’ Union Prayers  are said on the 1st Wednesday of each month  in the Cathedral at 10.30am. Normally they are said in the Epiphany Chapel and lead by different deaneries or branches from around the Diocese.  Please check the venuea as in some months this is moved to either the Undercroft or Wolveseydue to the Cathedral being used for other vents/services.

Diary 2020




6th Wednesday 10.30am Cathedral Prayers – Cancelled
13th Wednesday Trustee Meeting – Cancelled
15th Friday  Quiet Day @ Wolvesey – Cancelled
21st – 31st Thurs to Sunday Global Wave of Prayer
22nd Friday – MU Global  – ‘Thy Kingdom Come’ Coventry Cathedral
27th Wednesday  11am  Diocesan Festival Service – Cancelled


3rd Wednesday 10.30am Cathedral Prayers – Cancelled


1st Wednesday 10.30am Cathedral Prayers – Cancelled
7th Tuesday 11.30am – 3pm Information Day St Saviour’s Church Wilverley Rd, Brockenhurst SO42 7SP
20th Monday – Visiting Bishops and Wives at OAP before …..
23rd July – 2nd  August Lambeth Conference


5th Wednesday 10.30am Cathedral Prayers – Southampton followed by laying of flowers on Mary Sumner’s Grave 
8th -15th AFIA Holiday at Lodge Hill
9th Sunday  Mary Sumner Day  3pm Service at OAP 


2nd Wednesday – 10.30am Cathedral Prayers at Wolvesey followed by 11.30am – 3.30pm Quiet Day lead by Revd Sally Dakin
9th Wednesday – 10.30am Trustee Meeting – Old Kitchen,  Wolvesey
25th – 26th General Meeting Belfast


7th Wednesday 10:30 am Cathedral Prayers – St John’s Hedge End in Undercroft  followed by Speakers Forum.
13th – 19th Prisons Week. Supported by The Mothers’ Union and many different Faith Communties. More information at


4th Wednesday 10:30 am Cathedral Prayers – Romsey Abbey
6th Friday 10am-2pm Information Day St Boniface’s Church Hall, Chandler’s Ford SO53 2FT
25th November –10th December 16 days of Activism against Gender-based violence
25th Monday 12-2pm Prayer Vigil outside Winchester Cathedral. TBC Download a .pdf copy of the Poster here


2nd Wednesday 10:30 am Cathedral Prayers – Trustees in the Undercroft,  – Winchester Deanery  followed at 11:30am by Trustee’s Meeting
9th Wednesday  Northern Archdeaconry Advent Service at  St. Gabriel’s Church,Tewkesbury Close, Popley Basingstoke RG24 9DU.